The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 38 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 24.52% 30.77% 26.76%
As % of the Vendors category 42.70% 72.00% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 35 35 32
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,000 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
89 50 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 57.42% 42.74% 72.54%
Number of salaries quoted 74 46 96
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Colchester region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Colchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 39 (50.65%) SQL Server
2 37 (48.05%) MS Excel
3 33 (42.86%) C#
3 33 (42.86%) .NET
4 31 (40.26%) Oracle
4 31 (40.26%) Web Development
5 30 (38.96%) Windows
6 29 (37.66%) Office 365
7 27 (35.06%) CSS
7 27 (35.06%) HTML
7 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
8 26 (33.77%) VB.NET
8 26 (33.77%) User Experience
8 26 (33.77%) jQuery
9 25 (32.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (32.47%) Relational Database
9 25 (32.47%) MySQL
9 25 (32.47%) Project Management
10 19 (24.68%) Blackberry
10 19 (24.68%) MS Exchange
11 18 (23.38%) Clearswift
11 18 (23.38%) Smartphone
11 18 (23.38%) Proofpoint
11 18 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (22.08%) Configuration Management
12 17 (22.08%) Apple
12 17 (22.08%) VPN
13 16 (20.78%) Windows Phone
14 14 (18.18%) VMware
14 14 (18.18%) Law

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (24.68%) MS Exchange
2 18 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (15.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (9.09%) JBoss
5 5 (6.49%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.30%) CMS
6 1 (1.30%) Content Management Server
6 1 (1.30%) Documentum
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (48.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
3 4 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 29 (37.66%) Office 365
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.90%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.08%) VPN
2 2 (2.60%) NAS
3 1 (1.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (50.65%) SQL Server
2 25 (32.47%) MySQL
2 25 (32.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (32.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (18.18%) Law
2 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.19%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (44.16%) Developer
2 31 (40.26%) Web Developer
3 29 (37.66%) .NET Developer
4 28 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 28 (36.36%) C# Developer
5 27 (35.06%) .NET Web Developer
5 27 (35.06%) C# Web Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Messaging Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Database Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) SQL Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) BlackBerry Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Mobile Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Messaging Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Messaging Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (42.86%) .NET
2 27 (35.06%) CSS
2 27 (35.06%) HTML
3 26 (33.77%) jQuery
4 7 (9.09%) WCF
5 4 (5.19%) Web Services
6 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.60%) WPF
7 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.30%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.30%) J2EE
7 1 (1.30%) JDBC
7 1 (1.30%) Node.js
7 1 (1.30%) React
7 1 (1.30%) REST
7 1 (1.30%) SOAP
7 1 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.77%) User Experience
2 19 (24.68%) Blackberry
3 18 (23.38%) Smartphone
4 9 (11.69%) iPhone
5 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (10.39%) Mobile Computing
5 8 (10.39%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.30%) BYOD
6 1 (1.30%) CMDB
6 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.96%) Windows
2 16 (20.78%) Windows Phone
3 12 (15.58%) Linux
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.90%) Android
5 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Web Development
2 25 (32.47%) Project Management
3 17 (22.08%) Configuration Management
4 13 (16.88%) Supplier Management
5 11 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 9 (11.69%) Service Management
7 8 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (10.39%) MVC
7 8 (10.39%) Problem Management
7 8 (10.39%) Process Management
8 7 (9.09%) Balanced Scorecard
8 7 (9.09%) Capacity Management
8 7 (9.09%) Security Patching
9 6 (7.79%) Data Analysis
9 6 (7.79%) Data Mapping
9 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
9 6 (7.79%) Migration
10 4 (5.19%) Computer Security
10 4 (5.19%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (5.19%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.86%) C#
2 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
3 26 (33.77%) VB.NET
4 9 (11.69%) SQL
5 7 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (2.60%) Perl
6 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.30%) ABAP
7 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) MCAD
2 1 (1.30%) MCP
2 1 (1.30%) MCPD
2 1 (1.30%) MCSD
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.90%) vSphere
5 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.30%) XenApp
6 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) Oracle
2 18 (23.38%) Clearswift
2 18 (23.38%) Proofpoint
3 17 (22.08%) Apple
4 14 (18.18%) VMware
5 13 (16.88%) NetApp
6 12 (15.58%) Nokia
7 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.60%) SAP
9 1 (1.30%) Citrix
9 1 (1.30%) F5
9 1 (1.30%) HP
9 1 (1.30%) IBM
9 1 (1.30%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.30%) Kofax
9 1 (1.30%) Symantec